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About thewineraconteur

A non-technical wine writer, who enjoys the moment with the wine, as much as the wine. Twitter.com/WineRaconteur Instagram/thewineraconteur Facebook/ The Wine Raconteur

Scott Family Estate Pinot Noir

I never get an advance notice on what wines we are to expect from “A Taste of Monterey” a wine club that we joined years ago, on our first trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea.  I realize that most people just refer to … Continue reading

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Cima Collina Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon

Normally when I get a new shipment from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey” is always a good time.  Unfortunately as I am finally getting around to writing about some wines that arrived in December, I find that the … Continue reading

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Mr. Lucky – Part Two

Some of you may have thought that my reference to the movie with this name, might be too arcane, so you might remember the television show with John Vivyan and Ross Martin; or you may just think that I have … Continue reading

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Mr. Lucky

That is kind of how I feel, not that anyone would confuse me with Cary Grant, and I am not a gambler either.  From the moment that I started writing this blog, I have gotten more into Social Media, with … Continue reading

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Some Bubbles for the New Decade

Well Barbara Walters did not come out of retirement to say “Good evening, I am Barbara Walters and this is 2020.”  I think it would have been lost on the television viewing audience, but then I didn’t recognize anyone on … Continue reading

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New Year's Eve 2020

Somehow, I can’t see this new decade surpassing “The Roaring Twenties” of the last century.  New Year’s Eve is one of those holidays that my Bride prefers to have at the house.  I mean periodically I think of how nice … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide

When worlds collide is rather catchy, but it really was nothing ominous, we were enjoying the last night of Ms. Yoga being in town and the first night of the Louisville clan in town and everyone decided to meet at … Continue reading

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